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03-03-2013, 07:37 PM
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Originally Posted by MountainHawk View Post
So the other 15 teams in the west will pony up the millions per year that Detroit is losing on TV rights by having almost have their schedule be non-natural start times because they want to keep them there?
Detroit ain't the only team in the league. You don't realign an entire league to benefit 1 team. Detroit will have to suck it up.

And since when was there a problem with revenue or ratings in Detroit? Don't remember the Leafs losing any viewers when they were in the west either.

Originally Posted by Djp View Post
The other option for realignment is do away with conferences and go with 5 6 team divisions.

For the playoffs the top 2 in each division (10) earn a spot in the playoffs with a bye.

The next 12 face off have a short play in round of best of 3 or best of 5 series. the winning 6 advance to a final 16.
Terrible concept.

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